Dell Buyout Offer: Blackstone and Mark Hurd? Doubtful

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Dell’s (NASDAQ: DELL) Go Shop period ends today. Industry pundits are wondering if Blackstone, a private equity firm, will submit a bid to buy the PC giant. There’s even a rumor Blackstone may hire Oracle’s Mark Hurd to run Dell. Such a move sounds unlikely, which could leave Silver Lake Partners and Michael Dell as the only bidders for the company. But even that scenario has potential complications. Here’s the update from The VAR Guy. Silver Lake and Michael Dell announced plans to buy Dell, the company, on February 5, 2013. At the time, Channel Chief Greg Davis said (IT news)